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General election 2017: tuition fees under the spotlight

15 May 2017
Juile Tam, Assistant Director of Policy at Universities UK, discusses different policies on tuition fees and the implications for universities, government and students themselves.

How can universities help to attract and retain graduates in North East England?

27 April 2017
Ross Smith, Director of Policy at North East England Chamber of Commerce, outlines areas where universities could do more to help encourage graduates to stay to work in North East England

'Tuition fees hike' or inflationary catch-up?

26 April 2017
Julie Tam, Assistant Director of Policy at UUK, explains that, under new plans, there will be no wholesale hike in tutition fees in England.

Is skills education higher education's problem?

10 February 2017
Rod Bristow, President of Pearson UK & Core Markets, argues that the higher education sector is ideally placed to deliver on the industrial strategy.

Graduate earnings data is welcome but doesn't tell full story

1 December 2016
You may have noticed stories doing the rounds today about graduate earnings, employment rates and something called 'LEO'. So, what's this all about?

Why there aren’t 'too many graduates in the jobs market'

12 October 2016
Why the CIPD's latest report is wrong to suggest that there are too many graduates in the jobs market.

An employer perspective on social mobility: why we need to work together to give everyone a chance

11 October 2016
​It is a sad truth that the economic and social position of a student's family has the greatest impact on their access to university and their success while they are there.

Graduation ceremony

How are recent graduates faring? New data today

30 June 2016
Kathleen Henehan examines the results from the 2014–15 Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey.

Graduation from behind

How many future jobs will require higher level skills?

7 April 2016
UK Commission on Employment and Skills - report projecting occupational trends from 2014 to 2024.

Civil engineering student

Investing in apprenticeships

18 March 2016
Ruth South of Capgemini reports on a successful partnership with Aston University.